Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 33.33% 1.59% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 80.65% 14.29% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 1
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +21.74% +48.39%
10th Percentile £46,250 £70,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £70,000 £58,750
Kent median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -12.09%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 31 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 41.33% 11.11% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 17
West Malling median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £30,150 £38,650
90th Percentile £49,500 £68,500 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Malling.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling.

Salary trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in West Malling

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for WAN.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) CCIE
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 25 (100.00%) MPLS
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 25 (100.00%) F5
2 24 (96.00%) Change Management
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (92.00%) VPN
3 23 (92.00%) CCNP
3 23 (92.00%) CCNA
4 22 (88.00%) ITIL
4 22 (88.00%) VLAN
4 22 (88.00%) SolarWinds
4 22 (88.00%) Network Monitoring
5 21 (84.00%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (40.00%) Palo Alto
7 9 (36.00%) Network Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Juniper
8 4 (16.00%) IPsec
8 4 (16.00%) OSPF
9 3 (12.00%) BGP
9 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
9 3 (12.00%) VRRP
9 3 (12.00%) Avaya
9 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Wireless

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
1 25 (100.00%) MPLS
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (92.00%) VPN
4 22 (88.00%) VLAN
5 21 (84.00%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (16.00%) IPsec
6 4 (16.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (12.00%) HSRP
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) VRRP
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) Network Security
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (80.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 20 (80.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 17 (68.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (68.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (68.00%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 24 (96.00%) Change Management
3 22 (88.00%) ITIL
3 22 (88.00%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (36.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CCIE
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) CCNA
2 23 (92.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) HNC
4 2 (8.00%) HND
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) F5
2 22 (88.00%) SolarWinds
3 10 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) Aruba